The Story of May

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Harper Collins, 1993 - Months - 48 pages
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The month of May lives with her mother, April, but she has never met her father December, who lives in the cold, far across the year. To reach December, May takes a panoramic journey across the calendar, where each month is a family member with something to teach young May about life. Full color.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The merry young month of May, scattering blossoms, loses her way and wanders into June—her Aunt June, from whom May now learns of her father's existence. ``He lives off at the other end of the year ... Read full review

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Best children's book out there, people of all ages will enjoy this read. The illustrations are wonderful and very memorable. I just spent two days trying to find this book because of how much it impacted me.


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About the author (1993)

Mordicai Gerstein was born in Los Angeles, California in 1935. He attended the Chouinard Art Institute in California. He designed and directed animated films for twenty-five years. In 1970, he met author Elizabeth Levy, who asked him to illustrate her children's book Something Queer Is Going On. He has illustrated all of the books in her Something Queer series. He decided to try his hand at writing. His first picture book, Arnold of the Ducks, was published in 1980 and adapted into an animated film. He has also retold many ancient religious stories, such as that of Jonah in his book, Jonah and the Two Great Fish. He has won many awards including 2 CINE Golden Eagle Awards from the International Film and Television Festival of New York.

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